Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Alternatives to Christmas cards

Alternatives to Christmas cards

If you did not do Christmas cards and you feel guilty about it, try doing New Years cards instead. Or you can plan for Valentine cards, like Julia Child is famous for doing. (Image credit: Remy Tumin and Patricia Wall for the New York Times) You might also like these...

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December week 3

December week 3

With less than 2 weeks left in the countdown to Christmas, I hope you are keeping your smiles and your sanity. Does it look like you might have a white Christmas where you live? If so, be sure to stock up on grocery basics and toilet paper so you don't have to worry...

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Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Drop a starlight peppermint into the bottom of your coffee cup before you add the coffee. The hot coffee melts the candy and adds instant peppermint flavor to your morning brew! (Image credit: mypstudio) You might also like these posts...

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The best sugar cookies – vintage recipe

The best sugar cookies – vintage recipe

I love this Christmas cookie recipe and I make it every year. it is not Christmas without these cookies. This dough does need to be refrigerated prior to baking, preferably overnight. It is meant to be a drop cookie that you press flat with a drinking glass. It is...

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Get your 2021 calendars

Get your 2021 calendars

Don't forget to pick up your calendars for next year if you haven't already. Although, if you've been procrastinating, Shutterfly frequently has a coupon for a free calendar this time of year. I know for certain they did it last year in December week 3. You might also...

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